From Costa Rica and Portugal to Washington state and Longboat Key, summer has only just begun, but it’s already taken you to some incredible places! Thank you to everyone who has submitted photos to our UF at Work Summer Photo Contest so far. We love traveling vicariously with you, whether it’s across the country (or world) or to the oasis of your own backyard. The contest is open through Aug. 16.
As you may have heard or read, several cases of mumps have been reported among University of Florida students. The UF Student Health Care Center is partnering with the Alachua County Health Department and the UF Division of Student Affairs to monitor the situation and to share information regarding the virus and best practices for protecting yourself against it.
May marked the one-year anniversary of UF’s involvement in the groundbreaking nationwide All of Us Research Program. The mission for All of Us complements UF Health’s mission: to support health research and improve health for all Americans.
As the University of Florida rises in stature in a variety of educational fields, Forbes magazine recently recognized the university as one of “America’s Best Employers” in its annual ranking of large and midsized organizations. UF came in sixth among public universities and 17th among all universities that made the list.
Since 2015, the Alan and Cathy Hitchcock Field & Fork Pantry has assisted members of the University of Florida campus community who experience food insecurity. At a groundbreaking ceremony on May 7, UF announced it will expand the Hitchcock Field & Fork Pantry.